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Gov. Scott proposes major investment in UF’s top 10 quest

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott today proposed a major investment in the University of Florida, boosting UF’s efforts to join the top 10 national research universities and laying the groundwork for making the university an even more valuable state resource.

Grant to broaden local knowledge of European Union

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Center for European Studies was awarded a grant from the European Union Delegation to the U.S. as part of an effort to familiarize the public with the significance of the EU-US transatlantic partnership.

UF researchers conduct deep brain stimulation in Alzheimer’s patient

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida have performed deep brain stimulation on a patient with Alzheimer’s disease as part of a clinical trial studying whether the treatment can slow progression of the disease.

UF/IFAS virus study may signal trouble for biological populations facing climate change

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Aside from rising sea levels, many climate change models predict that in the future, the planet’s temperature and weather will become increasingly erratic with wild, unpredictable storms and fluctuating conditions.